Regional Status

Amphibian species found in the watershed are not listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but the tailed frog is a federal species of concern. Tailed frog is also listed as a state monitor species, meaning it is monitored for status and distribution. Recent research indicates that amphibians may be declining on a global scale and many species are considered indicators of overall ecosystem health. For more information see:

  • Burke museum list of Washington State amphibian studies (link temporarily out of service)